DENVER — Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Disability Funding Committee.

The Colorado Disability Funding Committee accepts and reviews proposals and funds projects or programs that study or pilot new and innovative ideas that will lead to an improved quality of life or increased independence for persons with disabilities. This committee accepts proposals from nonprofit entities to aid persons with disabilities in accessing disability benefits.

For terms expiring Aug. 12, 2020:

  • David E. Henninger of Centennial, to serve as a representative of nonprofit entities and managing nonprofit entities, reappointed;

  • Michael Russell Neil of Parker, to serve as a representative of persons with a disability, reappointed;

  • Howard Tuthill of Eagle Vail, to serve as an advocate for persons with disabilities, reappointed;

  • Teresa Yaun of Pueblo West, to serve as an individual who lives in a household with a person with a disability and is meaningfully involved in the care of a person with a disability, reappointed.